International Relations Office
Why study with us
The University of Navarra is a Catholic University founded in 1952. We are proud of our academic integrity, international focus and the professional development of our students. We are ranked 37th in the world in the 2017 QS Graduate Employability Ranking. We are also ranked as the best Spanish private university by the "El Mundo” Ranking. We are also 245th in the QS World University Ranking.
Tecnun, the University of Navarra´s School of Engineering, is one of the oldest of engineering schools in Spain. It is located in San Sebastian, a beautiful city on the northern coast of Spain, in the region called the Basque Country. Tecnun has been serving society since 1961 by providing engineering education and degrees to more than 7,000 alumni and conducting applied research for industry. It has also overseen more than 600 doctoral theses in the 55 years of its history as well as 12 spin-off companies.
The Basque Country is home to well-known international companies that design and manufacture rail stock, coaches, automotive components, manufacturing equipment, aeronautical components and wind turbines among other things. The region has a very high level of internationalization, as many of its companies operate in different countries accross the globe.
Tecnun shares resources, facilities and personnel with its associated Research Centre, Ceit-IK4, a renowned multidisciplinary institution with more than 200 researchers that carry out applied reserach for companies at both the local and international level.
Every year many international students from Tecnun's partner universities come to Tecnun either to study, do a research internship or to participate in the summer or winter programs. The number of degree of courses taught in English at Tecnun is always growing, and this also applies to the number of engineering courses in the summer.
As a consequence, every year international students are choosing to come to Tecnun. They have a fulfilling and enriching experience at our university campus as they mix with our local student body.